April 8, 1999: A More Stable, Open and Prosperous World


America has a stake in China's success, in a China that has overcome the challenges it faces at home. A China that has integrated into the institutions that promote global norms on proliferation, trade and the environment. A China that respects human rights and promotes peace.

President Bill Clinton
April 8, 1999

Today, President Clinton welcomed Premier Zhu Rongji from the People's Republic of China (PRC) to the White House for an official state visit. The two leaders reached a number of important agreements that strengthen U.S. and China cooperation and contribute to a more stable, open and prosperous world.

Establishing World Peace, Prosperity and Security for the 21st Century. Building on the accomplishments of President Clinton's summit meeting with President Jiang in October 1997 and June 1998, the discussions between President Clinton and Premier Zhu will help to deepen the cooperation between the United States and China on a broad range of issues, including:

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